Thur (France)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Thur River (France))
Jump to: navigation, search
Thur
Thur Thann.jpg
The Thur in Thann.
Country France
Basin features
Main source Vosges mountains
±950 m (3,120 ft)
River mouth river Ill
47°52′32″N 7°20′34″E / 47.87556°N 7.34278°E / 47.87556; 7.34278 (Ill-Thur)Coordinates: 47°52′32″N 7°20′34″E / 47.87556°N 7.34278°E / 47.87556; 7.34278 (Ill-Thur)
Basin size 262 km2 (101 sq mi)
Physical characteristics
Length 53 km (33 mi)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    5.5 m3/s (190 cu ft/s)

The Thur is a river in the Haut-Rhin department, Alsace, France, left tributary of the river Ill. It rises in the Vosges Mountains, and flows through the towns Thann and Cernay. It flows into the Ill (a tributary of the Rhine) near Ensisheim, north of Mulhouse.

References[edit]